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Math, NASA, and Bingo – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where by the time most of you read this I will be on my way further north to Moosehead Lake. As long time readers of this blog know, President’s Day weekend is the weekend that I always go to Moosehead to ice f...

Langston Hughes, Singing America: Thoughts on Authorship and the Importance of Black History Month

“I, too, sing America,” wrote Langston Hughes in the opening lines of one his most memorable poems, “I, Too.” In this line, Hughes forces a conversation about his place in American poetry by calling out one of the fathers of America...

Bette Lee Crosby: The Pros & Cons of Writing a Series

Are you considering writing a series? Here, Bette Lee Crosby offers some of the benefits and challenges of composing more than one novel in the same universe. By Bette Lee Crosby There is little question that series novels have found favor ...

Fun, Hands-on Science Lessons

Science Snacks is a resource that I referenced in my list of ten blog post topics for your school blog. Science Snacks is a resource that provides ideas and directions for hands-on science lessons. Science Snacks features activities that ca...

The #SavePoetry Campaign, by Aaron Poochigian

Today’s guest post from Aaron Poochigian shares his activity with the #SavePoetry campaign. He says, “People should be encouraged to regard reading and hearing poetry as an aesthetic experience similar to listening to a song.” Aaron P...

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Why are you here?

1. Your teacher told you to join this forum for an assignment. No. 2. You’re young, you love writing, and want to see what others think of your work. No. 3. You’re in a career or line of work that requires some expertise in writ...

The 5 Best Ways to Boost Your Grades

Looking to boost your grades to the next level? Here are the five best tips we know. In the immortal words of every relative you’ve ever encountered at a family gathering, “How’s school?” If the honest answer to that question bums y...

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The Hobbit

Have you read Tolkien’s “The Hobbit?” How about The Lord of the Rings? I’d like to know what your experience was like, and what your thoughts are. — I remember reading The Hobbit for the first time in elementar...

Setting Up Effective Group Work

Research supports what we probably already knew about student collaboration: It’s integral to learning. We know that collaboration helps students build their interpersonal and social and emotional skills. We know that students don’t lea...

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